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Dad Makes Iron Man Costume For His Preemie Son In The Hospital 'To Help Him Feel Brave'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.07.2014 | Parents

Dad Eric Hart's 4-month-old son Collier was born premature with underdeveloped lungs and has spent his entire life thus far in the hospital. For Colli...

Even Superheroes Shouldn't Fly Drunk

Jason Powers | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Powers

Of all the superheroes out there, Iron Man has taken on the worst of the bad guys. But only the most dedicated "Iron Man" aficionados know that Tony Stark had to defeat his own personal arch villain -- He had to defeat the bottle.

14 Reasons Why Captain America: The Winter Soldier Is the Best Pop Movie of the Year

William Bradley | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this month on disc and download reminds of what a terrific film it is. With some competition from its delightful Marvel Studios sibling, Guardians of the Galaxy, it's the best pop movie of the year.

You Won't See 'Iron Man 4' Anytime Soon

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment

After months of talking in circles about whether "Iron Man 3" would conclude Robert Downey Jr.'s tenure as Tony Stark, the actor confirmed in an inter...

Even With California's Legislature on Summer Vacation, Things Keep Perking in Jerry Brown World

William Bradley | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With the California legislature off on a month's vacation beginning with the 4th of July weekend, it's a period in California politics in which several matters are poised awaiting resolution; namely, policy on water, high-speed rail, and space, the state controller's race, and Governor Jerry Brown's future.

Mad Men To the Moon: Classic Series Returned To Form in 2014

William Bradley | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Why is an episode about victory named after one of the most famous defeats in world history? Is it because the crushing blow to Napoleon proved to be a smashing victory for the British Empire and its allies?

Jobs: How Does the First Steve Jobs Biopic Play Compared to the Real Thing?

William Bradley | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

It tells us too much about Apple, and not enough about Jobs. And what it does tell us about Jobs is more a depiction of of events rather than an incisive look at what made him the great, maddening, transformational figure he was.

Are Superhero Movies Serious?

Aaron Strumwasser | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Aaron Strumwasser

Moviegoers over 13 years old seem to have stopped going to superhero movies for fantasy and started going for psychological realism.

Icons of an Era

William Bradley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In this era, with movies more globalized and insistently present in the culture than ever, three iconic cinematic figures are very much front and center, their latest movie outings from last year and this in the all-time top 10 in worldwide box office.

What Is the Theory/Concept Behind the "Miniature Arc Reactor" Built By Tony Stark?

Quora | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ryan Carlyle, BSChE, Subsea Hydraulics Engineer The Stark Arc Reactor is most likely a Multi...

How That Famous 'Iron Man' Scene Was Made

Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment

Despite the hefty amount of blockbusters that blast into theaters every year, the visual-effects creation process is largely an enigma to the average ...

What's the Meaning of Iron Man 3? (Warning: Big Spoilers)

William Bradley | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

So, what is the message of Iron Man 3? That's a question with a multi-faceted answer. Even if it only refers to the political message. Be advised that there are major spoilers ahead, so proceed, or not, on your own hook.

PHOTOS: Was This Stunning Home Built Into A Mountain?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

We can see why some say that this is "Iron Man" Tony Stark's place.

Movie Review: Iron Man Three

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So is the third film the decider in a series? Two out of three good enough for immortality? In the case of Iron Man Three (as the closing credits have it), I'd say it's probably too close to call.

No More 'Iron Man'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.25.2013 | Entertainment

"Iron Man 3" is a triumph according to early reviews -- HuffPost Entertainment senior writer Mike Ryan called it the best Marvel movie ever, topping e...

Iron Man 3: What You Might Need to Know!

Lee Allport | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment
Lee Allport

As May 3 grows nearer, and the cast of Iron Man 3 sits down with the American press to talk about the movie, I want to share some things I learned about the comic book side of the "Extremis" story line with you.

Superheroes And Their Sleep Disorders

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

It appears we will have to wait until May 3 to see how Iron Man conquers his insomnia -- which I'm guessing will have something to do with Tony simplifying his life. Fortunately, you don't have to wait that long to address your sleeping hindrances.

15 Years at the Savannah Film Festival

Paula Wallace | Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment
Paula Wallace

For these eight days in autumn, Hollywood comes to Savannah. And every year, our esteemed guests remind us that the best of the fest is the thousands of Savannah College of Art and Design students at its center.

Is 'Iron Man 3' Too Dark?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment

The new "Iron Man 3" trailer is dark. Not just dark because Iron Man's house explodes and his girlfriend gets tortured, but actually dark. This one lo...

Why Iron Man Is More Baller Than Batman

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment

It costs a lot of money to be Iron Man. No, really: To be Iron Man, who you know from the "Iron Man" films with Robert Downey Jr., you need $1.6 billi...

All-American Avengers Take on Aliens, Alienation

Greg Garrett | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home
Greg Garrett

The Avengers doesn't solve this problem of what to confront for us. Art rarely gives us definitive answers; it more often asks questions than answers them. But by bringing this current to the service, it could at least remind us of the possibilities open to us.

Hulk Occupy Wall Street

Robert Brenner | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Brenner

I'm also disappointed with Obama. It's almost as if there's two of him: a nerdy political scientist and a raging populist monster. You don't suppose... ? Nah, that only happens in comic books.

Movie Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not quite as much fun as Thor, not nearly as bad as Green Lantern, Captain America: The First Avenger feels less like an exciting comic-book-hero movie than required reading for a course called The Avengers, arriving in theaters next summer.

Iron Man 2

James Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James Scarborough

Iron Man 2 has promise. There's ego (Tony Stark's) as well as healthy doses of capitalism.

Iron Man's Post-Modern Howard Hughes Is Back and Confused

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Iron Man 2, entertaining as it is, and I like it, is a big missed opportunity. It could have been a lighter version of The Dark Knight, exploring deeper themes in a pop context with a more congenial cast. Instead, it's confused.